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What happiness, etiquette, mindfulness have in common

A monthly column about mindfulness and mental wellbeing.

  • Oct 4, 2019

 

Photos by Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
                                Greg Giuliani outside of his home, ready to press apples for the season.

Cider making is in season

Fall City native discusses his passion for apples.

 

The Refuge Outdoor Festival returns for a second year to Tolt-MacDonald Park, Sept. 27-29. Photo courtesy of Sally Phnouk

Refuge Outdoor Festival returns for a second year

The festival will take place at Tolt-MacDonald Park in Carnation, Sept. 27-29.

The Refuge Outdoor Festival returns for a second year to Tolt-MacDonald Park, Sept. 27-29. Photo courtesy of Sally Phnouk

Libraries are welcoming spaces for everyone | Book Nook

A monthly column from the King County Library System.

  • Sep 19, 2019

Zucchini anyone? Plan now to turn garden overflow into meals

A monthly column by Waste Management for the Valley Record.

  • Sep 18, 2019
Photo courtesy of Snoqualmie Valley Block Party Facebook
                                The Snoqualmie Valley Block Party returns to the Valley Sept. 14.

Snoqualmie Valley Block Party returns Sept. 14

The Block Party will be located at Center Blvd SE in Snoqualmie from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Photo courtesy of Snoqualmie Valley Block Party Facebook
                                The Snoqualmie Valley Block Party returns to the Valley Sept. 14.
Through the Little Free Children’s Library, millions of books are exchanged annually. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Girl Scout Troop installs Little Free Children’s Library

Girl Scout Troop 41637 use cookie sale funds to install a free library.

Through the Little Free Children’s Library, millions of books are exchanged annually. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
Photo by Nityia Photography
                                Dora Gyarmati.

Redefine goals based on virtues to find joy | Health column

A monthly column about mindfulness and wellbeing.

  • Sep 6, 2019
Photo by Nityia Photography
                                Dora Gyarmati.
Photo courtesy of FOY.
                                Ellen Boyer, CFO of Logic 20/20, will be FOY’s board chair.

Friends of Youth welcomes Boyer as board chair

Ellen Boyer, CFO of Logic 20/20, is FOY founder Iva Matsen’s granddaughter.

  • Sep 3, 2019
Photo courtesy of FOY.
                                Ellen Boyer, CFO of Logic 20/20, will be FOY’s board chair.

21-year-old Snoqualmie missionary comes home following PCT hike

Griffin Armour hiked the Washington section of the Pacific Crest Trail for an upcoming mission.

Ready or not, college is arriving

How parents can help their students embark on a college career.

  • Aug 16, 2019
Photo courtesy of Peter O’Donnell
                                The Snoqualmie Firefighters Association is holding its annual Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Aug. 17.

Snoqualmie Firefighters Association to host annual Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction

The Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction will be held on Aug. 17 from 7 - 11 a.m.

Photo courtesy of Peter O’Donnell
                                The Snoqualmie Firefighters Association is holding its annual Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Aug. 17.
Photo courtesy of Festival at Mount Si Facebook
                                Festival at Mount Si will be celebrating 72 years of community. The annual wife carrying contest (older than 21) and the sibling carrying contest (younger than 21) will take place on Sunday, Aug. 11.

Festival at Mount Si returns to the Valley

The 2019 festival will take place aug. 9 -11.

Photo courtesy of Festival at Mount Si Facebook
                                Festival at Mount Si will be celebrating 72 years of community. The annual wife carrying contest (older than 21) and the sibling carrying contest (younger than 21) will take place on Sunday, Aug. 11.

Applying mindfulness into your daily life

Being mindful is the act of staying present, being aware of your surroundings and noticing new things without judgment.

  • Aug 6, 2019

Mindful goal setting

What are the roots of you life goals?

  • Aug 5, 2019

Hot coals – great for burgers, bad for garbage | Waste Management Column

Caution is necessary when disposing of used coals.

  • Aug 4, 2019

Recycle Corps interns help build recycling muscle memory

Waste Management column for the Valley Record.

  • Jul 24, 2019

Happy Fourth — Do we have freedom? What is freedom anyway?

A column about mindfulness and mental well being.

  • Jul 8, 2019

Celebrating the Fourth on the Eastside

Americans all over the country including the Eastside region will gather on July 4 to celebrate Independence Day. The Fourth of July commemorates the signing… Continue reading